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Questions for Written Answer for 5 February 2024

Tabled on 2 February and due for answer by 16 February.

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask His Majesty's Government why they have not undertaken a Joint Analysis of Conflict and Stability assessment of the situation in North Korea; and what plans they have, if any, to undertake that assessment.  HL2159
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Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask His Majesty's Government what is the process for triggering a Joint Analysis of Conflict and Stability assessment; who makes that decision; and what is the process for conducting that assessment.  HL2160
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Lord Campbell-Savours to ask His Majesty's Government what is the total cost to the United Kingdom of all forms of military support to Ukraine since December 2021.  HL2161
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Lord Campbell-Savours to ask His Majesty's Government what is the total cost to the United Kingdom of all forms of non-military support to Ukraine since December 2021.  HL2162
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Lord Campbell-Savours to ask His Majesty's Government what (1) military, and (2) non-military, departmental budgets have been allocated for all forms of support for the war in Ukraine in the financial year 2024–2025.  HL2163
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Lord Cruddas to ask His Majesty's Government what are the terms and scope of the Review of Non-Financial Reporting; who is undertaking that review; and when it will be available for scrutiny by members of the House of Lords.  HL2164
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Lord Kamall to ask His Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Johnson of Lainston on 1 February (HL1695), what assessment they have made of the impact of not renewing the Recovery Loan Scheme on small businesses in deprived areas who have previously been turned down for loans by high street banks.  HL2165
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Baroness Lister of Burtersett to ask His Majesty's Government what is the total number of unique search requests for child trust funds which have been entered to date by young people aged 16 to 21 into the Government Gateway and which have resulted in successful linkage to their accounts.  HL2166
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Baroness Lister of Burtersett to ask His Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to inform young adults with unclaimed child trust funds, particularly those from low-income backgrounds, how to access their accounts.  HL2167
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Baroness Lister of Burtersett to ask His Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to (1) monitor the mental health of residents, and ongoing safeguarding concerns, and (2) reduce the risk of further suicides, on the Bibby Stockholm and at MDP Wethersfield; and what assessment they have made of the findings of the report Ghettoised and traumatised: the experiences of menItem text truncated - open link to view full item text
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Baroness Merron to ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of why their target for sugar reduction in food and drink has not been met.  HL2169
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Baroness Merron to ask His Majesty's Government what recent assessment they have made of the accuracy of BMI thresholds for (1) adults, and (2) children.  HL2170
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Baroness Merron to ask His Majesty's Government whether they intend to commission further research into the accuracy of BMI thresholds for (1) adults, and (2) children.  HL2171
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Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick to ask His Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that the Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill does not undermine their commitments under the Good Friday/Belfast Agreement.  HL2172
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Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick to ask His Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that the Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill does not undermine the UK's duty to incorporate the European Convention on Human Rights into the law of Northern Ireland, including facilitating both (1) direct access to the courts, and (2) remedies for breaches of the Conven… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
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Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick to ask His Majesty's Government what steps they have taken to ensure that the Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill conforms with the requirements of Article 2 of the Windsor Framework.  HL2174
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Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick to ask His Majesty's Government when they will publish the explanatory memorandum on the Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill’s compliance with Article 2 of the Windsor Framework.  HL2175
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Baroness Wolf of Dulwich to ask His Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Markham on 24 January (HL1768), how many of each of the categories of equipment contained in that answer (1) are being offered or have been offered for sale in the period up to 31 March, (2) have been destroyed, (3) are scheduled for destruction, and (4) have been donated, or will be do… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
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Baroness Wolf of Dulwich to ask His Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Markham on 24 January (HL1768), how much money has been raised to date from the auction of equipment listed in that answer.  HL2177
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